Bravo- no PPis for a week, but tums/Zantac?

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   Posted 10/3/2013 2:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi guys,

So I have my Bravo scheduled for this coming week, and I've been ordered off PPis a week in advance. It should be alright to take Tums and Pepcid in the meantime, right? Just as long as I stop a day or two prior to the endoscopy/Bravo placement?



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   Posted 10/3/2013 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
My gastro didn't take me off omeprazole, beginning to think he isn't familure with gerd and hiatal hernia.

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   Posted 10/3/2013 7:34 PM (GMT -6)   
I was allowed tums, not Pepcid... You should call your doctor and ask.
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   Posted 10/3/2013 10:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks everyone- I'll double-check!
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